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Additional biographical information is available. The specific titles can be found in the collection of the Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library. See also the Library's newspaper clipping files for biographical articles; most articles since the 1950's are found under the lawyer's name.

+   Short sketch in the Album of the Attorneys of Maine.
=   Biography in volume 3 of The New England States. Call number: F 4.D 26.
*   Biography in Willis, History of the Law, the Courts and the Lawyers of Maine.
SL   Maine State Library has a full-length biography.
 
Term
Name and Residence
Body/Year(s) of Legislative Service
H= House, S=Senate
  1820-1831 Erastus Foote, Wiscasset *p.392-5
H 1841
  1832-1833 Jonathan P. Rogers, Bangor S 1834
  1834-1837 Nathan Clifford, Newfield + = p.1266-71
H 1821-34
  1838 Daniel Goodenow, Alfred
H 1825, 1827, 1830
  1839-1840 Stephen Emery, Paris
None
  1841 Daniel Goodenow, Alfred
H 1825, 1827, 1830
  1842-1843 Otis L. Bridges, Calais
None Found
  1844-1847 W.B.S. Moor, Waterville
H 1839
  1848 Samuel H. Blake, Bangor
S 1840, 1842; R 1862-63
  1849-1852 Henry Tallman, Bath S 1844-45
  1853-1854 George Evans, Portland
H 1829-41
  1855 John S. Abbott, Norridgewock
None Found
  1856 George Evans, Portland
H 1829-41
  1857-1859 Nathan D. Appleton, Alfred
H 1829, 1847-48, S 1830
  1860 G.W. Ingersoll, Bangor (died)
H 1854-55
  1860-1863 J.H. Drummond, Portland + =p.1281
H 1857-59, 1869, S 1860
  1864-1866 John A. Peters, Bangor =p.1334
None Found
  1867-1869 William P. Frye, Lewiston +
H 1861-62, 1867
  1870-1872 Thomas B. Reed, Portland
H 1868-69, S 1870
  1873-1875 Harris M. Plaisted, Bangor
H 1867-68
  1876-1878 Lucilius A. Emery, Ellsworth
S 1874-75, 1881-82
  1879 William H. McLellan, Belfast
S 1872
  1880-1884 Henry B. Cleaves, Portland + =p.1375
H 1876, 1877
  1885-1888 Orville D. Baker, Augusta +
None Found
  1889-1892 Charles E. Littlefield, Rockland +
H 1885-1888
  1893-1896 Frederick A. Powers, Houlton
S 1885-88, H 1891-92
  1897-1900 William T. Haines, Waterville
H 1895-96, S 1889-92
  1901-1904 George M. Seiders, Portland +
H 1878
  1905-1908 Hannibal E. Hamlin, Ellsworth *
None Found
  1909-1910 W.C. Philbrook, Waterville +
H 1897-98, 1899-1900
  1911 Cyrus R. Tupper, Boothbay Harbor (resigned)
S 1905-06
  1911-1912 William R. Pattangall, Waterville +
H 1897-08, 1901-02, 1909-10, 1911-12
  1913-1914 Scott Wilson, Portland +
None
  1915-1916 William R. Pattangall, Waterville + SL
H 1897-08, 1901-02, 1909-10, 1911-12
  1917-1920 Guy H. Sturgis, Portland
None Found
  1921-1924 Ransford W. Shaw, Houlton +
None Found
  1925-1928 Raymond Fellows, Bangor
None Found
  1929-1932 Clement F. Robinson, Portland
None Found
  1933-1936 Clyde R. Chapman, Belfast
None Found
  1937-1940 Franz U. Burkett, Portland
H 1929-34, 1951-52, S 1935-36
  1941-1944 Frank I. Cowan, Portland
H 1939-40
  1945-1950 Ralph W. Farris, Augusta
H 1929-34, S 1941-44
  1951-1954 Alexander A. LaFleur, Portland
H 1939-40, 1941
  1955-1958 Frank F. Harding, Rockland
H 1951-52, S 1953-54
  1959-1964 Frank E. Hancock, York
None Found
  1965-1966 Richard J. Dubord, Waterville
None Found
  1967-1971 James S. Erwin, York
H 1965-66, S 1961-62
  1972-1974 Jon A. Lund, Augusta
H 1965-66, 1969-72, S 1967-68
  1975-1978 Joseph E. Brennan, Portland
H 1965-70, S 1973-74
  1979-1980 Richard S. Cohen, Augusta
None Found
  1981-1990 James E. Tierney, Lisbon Falls
H 1973-1980
  1991-1994 Michael Carpenter, Houlton
H 1975-76, S 1977-86
  1995-2000 Andrew Ketterer, Madison
H 1991-94
  2001-2008 G. Steven Rowe, Portland
H 1993-2000
  2009-2010 Janet Mills, Farmington H 2003-2008
  2011-2012 William Schneider, Durham H 1999-2002
  2013- Janet Mills, Farmington H 2003-2008
+   Short sketch in the Album of the Attorneys of Maine.
=   Biography in volume 3 of The New England States. Call number: F 4.D 26.
*   Biography in Willis, History of the Law, the Courts and the Lawyers of Maine.
SL   Maine State Library has a full-length biography.


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